11 days in Vermont Itinerary

11 days in Vermont Itinerary

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11 days in Vermont Itinerary

Start: Burlington
Drive:  3​h 15​min
1
Bennington
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Saint Johnsbury
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Stowe
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
Brattleboro
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Manchester
— 4 nights
+3
bus + Fly + bus + train:  6​h 15​min
End: Washington DC

1
night
Bennington

Bennington ©
Bennington is a town in Bennington County, Vermont, in the United States. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Mon): appreciate the history behind Bennington Battle Monument and then explore the different monuments and memorials at The Old First Church.

For photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Bennington online trip maker .

Burlington to Bennington is an approximately 3-hour car ride. Traveling from Burlington in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Bennington, with lows of 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Saint Johnsbury.

Things to do in Bennington

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

The Clark Art Institute
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The Clark Art Institute ©
The Clark Art Institute
Bennington Battle Monument ©
Bennington Battle Monument
New Catholic Cemetery ©
New Catholic Cemetery

1
night
Saint Johnsbury

Saint Johnsbury ©
St. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Wed): trek along Lamoille Valley Rail Trail, examine the collection at Fairbanks Museum and Planetarium, then admire the masterpieces at St. Johnsbury Athenaeum, and finally admire the landmark architecture of The Dog Chapel.

For where to stay, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read Saint Johnsbury trip planner .

Getting from Bennington to Saint Johnsbury by car takes about 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 78°F in August, and nighttime lows around 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) to allow time to drive to Stowe.

Things to do in Saint Johnsbury

Museums Parks Outdoors
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Fairbanks Museum and Planetarium ©
Fairbanks Museum and Planetarium
St. Johnsbury Athenaeum ©
St. Johnsbury Athenaeum

1
night
Stowe

Stowe ©
Stowe bustles in winter when skiers and snowboarders flock here to challenge themselves on the long, steep trails careening down Vermont's tallest peak, Mt.
On the 22nd (Thu), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Mansfield State Forest, then stroll through Stowe Recreation Path, and then look for gifts at Stowe Mercantile.

To find reviews, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, use the Stowe trip itinerary builder tool .

Getting from Saint Johnsbury to Stowe by car takes about 1.5 hours. In August, daytime highs in Stowe are 78°F, while nighttime lows are 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Brattleboro.

Things to do in Stowe

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Stowe Recreation Path ©
Stowe Recreation Path
Mount Mansfield State Forest ©
Mount Mansfield State Forest
Stowe Mercantile ©
Stowe Mercantile

3
nights
Brattleboro

Brattleboro, originally Brattleborough, is a town in Windham County, Vermont, United States. On the 23rd (Fri), take in the views from Creamery Covered Bridge, do a tasting at Honora Winery & Vineyard, and then get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Sat): steep yourself in history at Historic Deerfield, then take in the views from Bridge of Flowers, then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Saxtons River Distillery, and finally look for gifts at Vermont Country Store.

For photos, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read our Brattleboro day trip planning tool .

You can drive from Stowe to Brattleboro in 2.5 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Brattleboro can reach 79°F, while at night they dip to 56°F. On the 25th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Manchester.

Things to do in Brattleboro

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Shelburne Falls, Vermont Country Store, Honora Winery & Vineyard, Historic Deerfield, Zipline
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Zipline
Bridge of Flowers ©
Bridge of Flowers
Saxtons River Distillery ©
Saxtons River Distillery

4
nights
Manchester

Manchester ©
Manchester is a town in, and one of two shire towns (county seats) of, Bennington County, Vermont, United States. Change things up with these side-trips from Manchester: Ludlow (Okemo Mountain Resort & Buttermilk Falls). There's still lots to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Hildene, The Lincoln Family Home, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Bromley Mountain, revel in the low prices at Manchester Designer Outlets, and admire the sheer force of Lye Brook Falls.

To see reviews, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Manchester trip website .

Getting from Brattleboro to Manchester by car takes about 1.5 hours. In August in Manchester, expect temperatures between 79°F during the day and 55°F at night. You will leave for home on the 29th (Thu).

Things to do in Manchester

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Ludlow, Equinox Mountain, Bromley Mountain
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Hildene, The Lincoln Family Home ©
Hildene, The Lincoln Family Home
Northshire Bookstore ©
Northshire Bookstore
Equinox Preservation Trust ©
Equinox Preservation Trust

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